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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Veterans Anchor Hoyas in Epic Comeback Win

In a comeback for the ages, junior forward Hollis Thompson resuscitated Georgetown from a 17-point deficit midway through the second half to lead the No. 9 Hoyas (13-1, 3-0 Big East) over No. 20 Marquette (12-3, 1-1), 73-70, Wednesday night. “That’s a Big East game,” Head Coach John Thompson III said after[Read More…]

by January 5, 2012 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Off Night A Learning Experience for Young Team

Following Georgetown’s worst offensive performance of the season, a 49-40 win over Providence, John Thompson III put his views on the team simply. “With this group, all we’re concerned with is accumulating wins,” the eighth-year Head Coach said. Rankings, shooting-percentages, margins of victory — none of these glossy numbers means[Read More…]

by January 1, 2012 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Starks, Porter Key Statement Win

The Hoyas’ victory against Louisville last night may become their most important victory of the season. A win on the road, toppling the No. 4 team in the country, now gives Georgetown four quality victories in twelve games; the others include a win against then-No. 12 Alabama on the road and a[Read More…]

by December 29, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Completes Sweep of Memphis

The chance was there, but Memphis couldn’t quite complete the comeback. No. 16 Georgetown (10-1) held off a late rally to defeat the Tigers (6-5), 70-59, as the Hoyas ended non-conference play with a rematch from November’s Maui Invitational. In the earlier game, Memphis was ranked in the Top-25, and it was[Read More…]

by December 23, 2011 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Crush NJIT

In another mismatched rout, Georgetown saw 11 players score as the Hoyas (7-1) defeated the NJITHighlanders (3-4), 84-44, at Verizon Center Saturday afternoon. Head Coach John Thompson III gave his younger players a lot of time on the court, focusing on getting the freshman class ready for conference play. “We’re going to need Mikael Hopkins[Read More…]

by December 2, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Young Hoyas Step Up in Maui

The Maui Invitational proved to be another beneficial trip for the Hoyas, even if not everything was sunny in the Aloha State. Head Coach John Thompson III made it no secret that he was frustrated with the Hoyas’ opening round 67-63 loss to Kansas. “It’s frustrating. That’s a good team,”[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Sports
Last-Second Shot Pushes Hoyas Past Crimson Tide

Last-Second Shot Pushes Hoyas Past Crimson Tide

Hollis Thompson just altered the course of Georgetown’s season. The junior forward saved the Hoyas from an embarrassing road loss and all but catapulted Georgetown (6-1) into the top 25 after a 57-55 road victory against No. 12 Alabama (7-1) in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in front of a crowd of more than 15,000.[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Upsets Memphis in Maui

When the Hoyas needed them most, Georgetown seniors stepped up. Jason Clark and Henry Sims led the men’s basketball team (4-1) to a thrilling 91-88 overtime victory versus the No. 8 Memphis Tigers at the Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii. Georgetown finishes fifth in the Maui Invitational Tournament, with a record[Read More…]

by November 23, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Bounce Back Against Chaminade

Just 16 hours after letting a potential upset of Kansas slip away, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (3-1) rolled over Chaminade (2-2) Tuesday afternoon, 88-61, sending them to the championship game of the consolation bracket to face the No. 8 Memphis Tigers. Chaminade, which lost to UCLA in a blowout Monday, will[Read More…]

by November 22, 2011 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Thompson, Hoyas Crush Spartans

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Thompson, Hoyas Crush Spartans

The Georgetown men’s basketball team looked great in its preparation for a matchup with No. 12 Kansas at the Maui Invitational next week, defeating UNC-Greensboro Monday night at Verizon Center, 86-45. Junior forward Hollis Thompson and senior guard Jason Clark and led the Hoyas with 19 and 17 points, respectively, in a rout backed[Read More…]

by November 15, 2011 0 comments Sports